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Sands Resort Hotel & Spa

Child friendly hotel, Cornwall – Sands Resort Hotel, Watergate Road, Porth, Cornwall

About Sands Resort Hotel & Spa

A fabulous family hotel with everything you might need or want - try it!

The Sands was the first hotel to be built in Cornwall specifically for families. It's an amazingly child-friendly hotel and the staff work at making that apparent - the facilities speak for themselves.! The Sands Resort enjoys a fabulous location and has all you might need for a relaxed, fun-filled family holiday; let us know how you get on.

Set on a clifftop overlooking the Atlantic Ocean to the west and the countryside of the Porth valley to the east the Sands really does provide for a genuinely child-friendly family holiday.  The hotel considers friendliness to be top of the agenda – the approachability of the staff will help you relax and unwind and enjoy the surroundings whilst your children are kept happy using the fantastic facilities.

In 6 acres of grounds this purpose built hotel has plenty of space both inside and out for guests to relax and have fun.  There are childrens clubs, with costs starting at £2 per hour, complimentary sports facilities including tennis, croquet, golf and basketball, play areas for all ages as well as a maze to get stuck in.  There are 2 beach adventure centres only minutes away offering a wide range of water, beach and rock activities.  The 'Surf Shack' has free wetsuit and board hire for all ages to brave the sea - fantastically there are also heated indoor and outdoor pools for those who like me hate sand!

Buggy and backpack hire is free – freeing up very valuable car space. Additional facilities include: baby listening; OFSTED inspected creche facilities for specific age groups; dining options, including a buffet style breakfast, snack bar for lunch, children's high tea and the choice to eat dinner with or without the children; DVD players for when they're too frazzled; Sony playstations - it goes on .... oh and a spa, steam room and a gym - or the bar - for when they are occupied and you need some time out!

Rooms are very spacious and comfortable many with stunning ocean views and most have separate sleeping areas for children.  All are well equipped .with a kettle, chill box, baby listening monitor and TV.  The contemporary suites additionally have an iron, DVD player in kids area, flat screen TV with Sony play station and a King size bed.

Should you wish to go and explore there are lots of lovely places to visit nearby as well as restaurants such as Jamie Oliver’s ‘’15’ restaurant at Watergate Bay and the Rick Stein alternative at Padstow.

During school holidays children's entertainment is available every day; adult entertainment is available twice weekly. Both types are included in the inclusive bed and breakfast rate, starting at £150 per night, per room for 2 adults and a baby.

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Free Moroccan Spa Experience Valid: 12 December 2018 - 31 December 2018
Family Twixmas & New Year Breaks Valid: 31 October 2018 - 2 January 2019
February Half Term Valid: 15 February 2019 - 24 February 2019

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Terms & conditions


From £49 - £83 per adult/per night. Children discounts apply.


A deposit of £10 per person per day is required. The balance is payable on arrival.

Check in & out

Check in from 3 pm
Check out at 10.30 am

Cancellation policy

ll holidays booked at Sands must be covered by either:

our cancellation scheme
or travel insurance of your own
or must be fully paid for at time of booking
Unless you indicate otherwise our scheme charge will be deducted from your deposit.

Our scheme
Sands Resort offers a cancellation scheme that covers you for the cancellation of your holiday up until the day of arrival.
For the sum of £1.50 per adult, per day booked, (Maximum £15pp) no charge for children, our scheme covers you for the cancellation of your holiday prior to its commencement date.

It covers the balance of your accommodation charges and if cancelled more than one week prior to the commencement date, also covers the deposit. For holidays cancelled within one week of arrival, the deposit will also be refunded but only if the room is re-let.

Our cancellation scheme will be automatically added to your account but will be credited in the event of you sending your own insurance details.

All holidays must be covered by insurance to the full holiday value.

If covered by you own insurance the contract will not be complete until the hotel has a copy and is satisfied with its contents. Until we receive it the holiday will not be covered and you will be liable for 100% of all charges in the event of cancellation. Please note many credit card insurance only covers monies already paid and will only cover the holiday if the total holiday cost has been paid.

Please note our cancellation scheme only covers you up until the day of your arrival.

Reasons for cancellation covered by our scheme:
Sickness, death, injury, jury service or redundancy of any member of your party or the hospitalisation or death of any close relation.

No other reasons will be covered. Cancellation must be made in writing and be received prior to the arrival date, with supporting documentation.

If your holiday is cut short during your stay we may deduct 1/3 of the tariff for the remaining days, for food not consumed.
If we are able to re-let your room we may refund you 2/3 of whichever is the lower of your tariff or the re-let charge.

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